God is Doing Something New

God is Doing Something New

“Behold, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs forth; do you not perceive it and know it, and will you not give heed to it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” (Isaiah 43:19) The Wilderness Over the past six months, our world has...
If Only

If Only

If only you had paid attention to my commands. . . [Isaiah 48:18] What Are “If Onlies”? If only. Two of the saddest words in the English language.  They tell of tasks not completed, promises not kept, and rewards not realized. They hold missed...
Jesus Clean

Jesus Clean

There is no one righteous, not even one. –Romans 3:10 I love the power of Thieves Household Cleaner. It is my primary cleaning agent. I feel confident about the job it does in my home—on counters, sinks, bathtubs, and even floors. Though I don’t love the work of...
Composting

Composting

“…God has caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction.” Genesis 41:52 I recently read a devotional that said, “The hardest places in our lives can become fertile ground for God to help and bless many.”[i] And fertile ground produces more good fruit. How can...